ZDM is one of the oldest mathematics education research journals in publication. The journal surveys, discusses, and builds upon current research and theoretical-based perspectives in mathematics education. In addition, it serves as a forum for critical analysis of issues within the field.

All the papers published in the journal's seven annual themed issues are strictly by invitation. These papers are subject to an internal peer review by selected members from the editorial board as well as an external review by invited experts. The journal targets readers from around the world in mathematics education research who are interested in current developments in the field.

  • Surveys, discusses, and builds upon current research and theoretical-based perspectives in mathematics education
  • Publishes invitation-only papers in seven annual themed issues
  • One of the oldest mathematics education research journals in publication
  • Serves as a forum for critical analysis of issues within the field
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again
Editor-in-Chief
  • Gabriele Kaiser
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Submission to first decision: 76 days
Acceptance to publication: 6 days
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Downloads: 243,533 (2018)

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Journal updates

  • Current Issues in 2019 and coming issues

    51(1) Whole number arithmetic and its teaching and learning
    Eds.: Xuhua Sun, Hamsa Venkat, Jarmila Novotna, Rongjin Huang

    51(2) Material ecologies of teaching and learning
    Eds.: Elizabeth de Freitas, Nathalie Sinclair, Lulu Healy

    51(3) Identity in Mathematical Education
    Eds.: Mellony Graven, Einat Heyd- Metzuyanim

    51(4) Metacognition in mathematics education
    Ed.: Annemie Desoete

    51(5) Mathematical Evidence and Argument
    Eds.: Andrew Aberdein, Christine Knipping, Maria Alessandra Mariotti
    51(6) 21st Century Skills and STEM Teaching and Learning
    Eds.: Katja Maaß, Michiel Doorman, Vince Geiger, Merrilyn Goos
    51(7) Research on Teaching and Learning in Linear Algebra
    Eds.: Sepideh Stewart, Christine Andrews- Larson, Michelle Zandieh
     

    Issues in 2020

    52(1) Mathematical word problem solving: Psychological and educational perspectives
    Eds.: Lieven Verschaffel, Stanislaw Schukajlow, Jon Star, Wim Van Dooren

    52(2) Numeracy and vulnerability in adult life
    Eds.: Iddo Gal, Anke Grotlüschen, Gabriele Kaiser

    52(3) Expertise to develop students' expertise in mathematics: Bridging teachers' professional knowledge and instructional quality
    Eds.: Fien Depaepe, Jon Star, Lieven Verschaffel

    52(4) Research on Early Childhood Mathematics Teaching and Learning
    Eds.: Camilla Björklund, Angelika Kullberg, Marja van den Heuvel-Panhuizen

    52(5) Online mathematics education and e-learning
    Eds.: Johann Engelbrecht, Salvador Llinares, Marcelo Borba

    52(6) The Role of Mathematicians’ Practice in Mathematics Education Research
    Eds.: Keith Weber, Paul Dawkins

    52(7) Teaching with Digital Technology
    Eds.: Alison Clark-Wilson, Ornella Robutti, Mike Thomas


    Issues in 2021

    53(1) Mathematics Teacher Noticing: Exploring and Expanding the Terrain
    Eds.: Jaguthsing Dindyal, Edna O. Schack, Ban Heng Choy, Miriam G. Sherin

    53(2) Calculus in High School and College Around the World
    Eds.: Patrick Thompson, Guershon Harel

    53(3) Designing and enacting teaching that supports language in mathematics classrooms
    Eds.: Susanna Prediger, Kirstin Erath, Jenni Ingram, Judit Moschkovich

    53(4) Empirical Research on Mathematical Problem Solving and Problem Posing around the World
    Eds.: Peter Liljedahl, Jinfa Cai
    53(5) Implementation and implementability of mathematics educations research 
    Eds.: Boris Koichu, Mario Sánchez Aguilar, Morten Misfeldt
    53(6) To be announced 

    53(7) Eastern European Mathematics Education in the Decades of Change
    Eds.: Alexander Karp

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    ZDM is ranked in Q2 in ScImago in 2013.

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Electronic ISSN
1863-9704
Print ISSN
1863-9690
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. Current Contents / Social & Behavioral Sciences
  2. EBSCO Discovery Service
  3. EBSCO Education Research Complete
  4. EBSCO Education Source
  5. ERIC
  6. ERIH PLUS
  7. Gale
  8. Gale Academic OneFile
  9. Google Scholar
  10. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  11. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  12. Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition
  13. Naver
  14. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  15. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  16. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  17. SCImago
  18. SCOPUS
  19. Social Science Citation Index
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